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Creamy Chicken and Bacon Pasta

 

Preparation Time: 10 minutes

Cook Time: 20 minutes

Servings: 6

Add a few slices of bacon to a chicken and pasta dish to get the salty, smoky flavor we all crave. Photo credit: Marc Matsumoto from No Recipes.

Ingredients

8 oz spaghetti

1/4 tsp McCormick® Black Pepper Coarse Ground

1 1/2 boneless skinless chicken breasts

2 Tbs flour

4 slices bacon

1 cup milk

4 oz cream cheese

1 1/2 tsp McCormick® Basil Leaves

1 1/2 tsp McCormick® Garlic Powder

1/2 tsp salt

Directions

Cook spaghetti as directed on package. Drain well. Meanwhile, toss chicken with flour. Set aside. Cook bacon in large skillet on medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towels. Set aside.

Remove all but 1 tablespoon drippings from skillet. Add chicken; cook and stir 4 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in milk, cream cheese and seasonings until well blended. Reduce heat to low; simmer 5 minutes, stirring occasionally.

Cut bacon into bite-size pieces. Add to skillet. Place spaghetti in serving bowl. Add chicken mixture; toss well. Serve immediately.


Nutritional Information:

Calories 415

Total Fat 15g 

Cholesterol 108mg 

Sodium 448mg 

Total Carbohydrate 33g 

Dietary Fiber 1g 

Protein 37g